Playing in the great outdoors is something kids are doing less and less of these days, and it seems their well-being is suffering as a result. Not only that, but adults are also experiencing ill-effects from less time in nature. Thankfully, this is one parenting battle that’s pretty easy to win. Here are some weapons to add to your arsenal of knowledge.
What You’re Up Against
‘Nature-Deficit Disorder’ Is Real, Not Going Away
US Teens Use Screens More Than Seven Hours a Day on Average
Exactly How Much ‘Nature Time’ Do We Need to Boost Well-Being?
Are You Vitamin D Deficient? 6 Signs You’re Not Spending Enough Time Outside
Winning Strategies at Home
Further From the Homefront
Don’t Let Down Your Defenses
Nature-deficit disorder is an enemy to family well-being, but don’t give up! Learn what you’re up against, plan some winning strategies, and keep your defenses up. Most of all, have fun!